Biography of Edmund C. Munger
Monroe County, MI Biographies





EDMUND C. MUNGER, of Dundee, a soldier in the late civil war, was born in Dundee December 20, 1834. His father, Elizar D. Munger, was born in Litchfield county, Conn., Dec. 29, 1806. His parents came to Michigan in 1833, settled in Dundee, where his father died Dec. 22, 1884. His mother's maiden name was Mary P. Simonds, and is still living in Dundee township. Edmund C. was the third child in a family of eight children. He enlisted in the 7th Regt. of Mich. Inf., Co. D, August 10, 1861, and was mustered out of service September 22, 1864. He participated in the battles of Ball's Bluff, Yorktown, West Point, Fair Oaks, Peach Orchard, Fredericksburg, Gettysburgh, Robertson Tavern and Wilderness. On the second day's fighting at the battle of the Wilderness. he was wounded in the elbow, from the effects of which wound his arm has since been amputated. He was taken prisoner July, 1863, and held until pardoned August 29, 1863. Mr. Munger was married May 25, 1863, to Sarah Gee, daughter of Franklin Gee, an early settler in Dundee. Their children are: Franklin E., born February 13, 1866; Harriet F., born September 15, 1867; Rellen C., born August 30, 1869, and Mary E, born in Kansas October 4, 1874. In 1871 Mr. Munger, with his family, removed to Newton, Harvey county, Kansas, where he remained over seven years. and was among the first settlers of that section. With this exception he has continuously resided in Dundee. He is a member of the M. E. Church.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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